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Los Angeles, California / Violence / Rebuilding / Waters #344399

CBS Evening News for Saturday, May 02, 1992
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Number of deaths, injuries, arrests, and estimates of property damage from the violence in Los Angeles reported.

(Los Angeles: Bill Lagattuta) Aftermath of the violence in Los Angeles featured; scenes shown of damage, volunteers making repairs, National Guard troops, Korean community rally and march for peace, arrests at anti-police rally, closed beaches, and arrival of Army and Marine troops. [IMMIGRANT, black beauty shop OWNER - lament the damage.] Number of businesses looted or destroyed noted. [POLICEMAN, three white MEN - comment on the situation.] Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley said expected to announce appointment of former baseball commissioner Peter Ueberroth to head up a reconstruction committee to rebuild the community.

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Ron Allen) Reconstruction efforts following the violence featured; scenes shown of damages and cleanup efforts. [In the streets, ten PEOPLE - express their feelings about what has happened.] Relief efforts by local churches and police protection for utility crews noted. [POLICEMAN - relates intelligence information that gang members are coming into the area.]

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Representative Maxine Waters shown walking through her Los Angeles Congressional district which was heavily hit by the violence. [From Pasadena, California, WATERS - says people are coming together; mentions hopelessness, poverty, and anger; criticizes President Bush's address to the nation last night.]

Allen, Ron;
Lagattuta, Bill;
Schieffer, Bob

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